GigaOM recently launched a redesign, and in their development, really focused on improving page load times. The results are especially impressive, considering how much content they are loading per page view. Their interview with WordPress.com VIP is definitely worthwhile.
Gravity Forms has released beta 1 of Gravity Forms 1.7 and it’s got all sorts of nice new features. I really like the attention paid to improving the UI in the backend. Developers can check out another post where they have more development focused notes for you.
I had the hardest time figuring out how to return the saved name for a given menu. After spending way too much time in Google, I stumbled across this simple function that does the trick.
WP Engine is making another splash with the announcement of a $15 million round of venture capital from North Bridge Growth. I first saw the announcement on TechCrunch, but it’s also on VentureBeat. Torque, WP Engine’s WordPress publication, also noted that they are included in the items that the investment is intended for, so it’s…
Elegant Themes team went to WordCamp San Francisco and designed a nice WordPress Infographic with all the stats about how WordPress is used and consumed.
Is “Mobile First” really “Desktop Worst”? Oliver Brooks (Creative Director at Metalab) explains his dislike for the unnecessary use of mobile menus in desktop browser views: Mobile First should not be taken as an opportunity to over-simplify and, by the same token, Desktop First should not be taken as an opportunity to pile on complexity….
You’re probably familiar the GPL controversy of late between WordCamps and Envato. Well, this solves that. After looking at author survey results, Envato is going to offer an option for authors to choose a 100% GPL license. The survey results are pretty interesting, so check out the speaker deck linked in the Envato post. I’m…